Granny Smith Applesauce

Granny Smith Applesauce

There is nothing better than homemade applesauce. In addition to a low sugar content, Granny Smith apples are high in soluble fiber, which slows your digestion and causes you to feel full longer. This Granny Smith Applesauce recipe is easy, delicious, Maximized, and lacking the added sugars found in traditional store-bought applesauce. Mix it with a little light sour cream and nutmeg to serve alongside chicken, stir it into your morning porridge, or use it to add moisture to a dessert recipe like brownies.

Granny Smith Applesauce Recipe

Servings: 2-4


  • 3 to 4 pounds of peeled, cored, and quartered apples
  • 4 strips of lemon peel – use a vegetable peeler to strip 4 lengths
  • Juice of one lemon, about 3-4 Tbsp
  • 3 inches of cinnamon stick
  • 1/3 cup xylitol
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt


  1. Put all ingredients into a large pot. Cover. Bring to boil.
  2. Lower heat and simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat. Remove cinnamon sticks and lemon peels. Mash with potato masher.
  4. Serve.


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About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary. Learn More